I haven’t published a sermon for a long time. They’re available on the St Ninian’s website but it felt like following the events of the last weeks and months this was something that needed said. You can listen and the text is below. A sermon on 1 John 1:1-4 1 John is a letter about […]
A sermon based on 1 Samuel 17:32-49 & Mark 4:35-41 Today we find ourselves with two of the most famous stories in the Bible. Ones we have heard over and over again. The Old Testament gives us David and Goliath, that epic tale of the shepherd boy who took on the mighty giant. It’s a story […]
This is my sermon from today, Pentecost 2013, preached at Dunfermline United Reformed Church. The readings the sermon is based on are Acts2:1-21 and John 14:8-17. As always, your comments and thoughts are very welcome.
It has been quite some feat by the Spill the Beans Team to pull this off over the festive season, but after a crazy deadline of 31 December for all the writing, the next issue of Spill the Beans is now beautifully formed and available for download. This is the Lent to Pentecost edition that […]
Incarnation. Taking on flesh. God slipping into skin. Or that wonderful image from John’s Gospel of the Word moving into the neighbourhood. What a amazing image. Isn’t it? It’s hard to get your head around it though, that God would bother. That God would be so vulnerable, so tiny, so frail, so dependant. There are […]
Following my thoughts on preaching the other day Sue sent me information about this event: Preaching the Gospel of Matthew 18th November 2010 10 am – 4pm Davidson’s Mains Parish Church Edinburgh Preaching from a Gospel challenges us to read with discernment, intelligence and sensitivity, listening to what God wishes to say to us uniquely […]
Most Sundays I turn up at a church somewhere and lead worship. Most of the time the people there know I’m coming. Leading worship is something I enjoy but it’s also something I feel the responsibility of. Being the person responsible for bringing together corporate worship, often for a group of people you don’t know […]